Cromarty East Church, Cromarty

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#26 of 39 in Historic Sites in Scottish Highlands
See 18th-century architecture at Cromarty East Church. Originally built as a place of worship for the Church of Scotland, the church features Reformation-era designs. Enter to view the austere interiors, and explore its halls to immerse yourself in the building's history. The church is no longer used for worship, so you can visit any time. Use our Cromarty trip itinerary builder to visit Cromarty East Church on your trip to Cromarty, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • July 19, 2017
    Cromarty is a delightful little town anyway but the East Church was most unexpected. Disused now but one of the most evocative buildings of its type we have seen in terms of a lifestyle now gone. The ...  more »
  • June 21, 2017
    The church doesn't look anything from the outside, so we probably wouldn't have gone in, but as they were having a flower and art exhibition we ventured inside. The inside is beautiful and worth a loo...  more »
  • June 14, 2017
    To be found, surprisingly on Church Street, this could easily be missed if you do not know it is there, as it is only vaguely recognisable as a church as we know it from the outside and is behind a la...  more »
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  • Stunning historic building, full of beauty and peace that is fortunate to have much of its history throughout the ages intact. The box pews are fascinating, especially exploring the detail - the larger pews at the front for the more affluent to the smallest at the back for the poorest. To the fixings for the pew doors and the painted numbers on the pews. The painted box pew is just beautiful. Even the coat hooks from different periods are charming. A real hidden gem and definitely worth a visit.

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